How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

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These are instructions on how to put your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch into DFU mode with a broken home or power button.

Step One
Create a new folder on your desktop called Pwnage.

In the folder place the most recent firmware (which can be downloaded from here: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and the latest version of RedSn0w (from here).

Extract the RedSn0w zip file to the Pwnage folder.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Two
Launch the redsn0w application from the redsn0w folder we extracted earlier. You can do this by right clicking the executable and selecting Run as Administrator contextual menu.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Three
Once RedSn0w opens click the Extras button.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Four
Choose Even More from the Extras menu.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Five
Select DFU IPSW from the Even More menu.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Six
You will be instructed to select an IPSW that you can currently restore to without any hacks or pwnage steps. Click OK.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Seven
Select the ipsw firmware file you downloaded in Step One and click Open.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Eight
RedSn0w will now proceed to create a DFU Mode IPSW.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Nine
You will be notified once the IPSW has been created successfully. Click the OK button.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Ten
Launch iTunes.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Ten
Connect your device to the computer and select it from list of devices on the left. If you haven't performed a backup recently, perform one now. Next, make sure you are on the Summary then hold down the Shift key and click Restore.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Eleven
Select the ENTER_DFU ipsw from the Pwnage folder on your desktop and click the Open button.
How to Enter DFU Mode With a Broken Home or Power Button (Windows)

Step Twelve
After your device has been restored it will be dumped into DFU mode. The screen will remain black and you may be able to jailbreak depending on the firmware you've restored to.

Check out the iClarified Jailbreak Wizard for more information.
Victoria - January 9, 2017 at 3:09am
HELP ME: After I do Step 7, it says program has stopped working. Why? I tried it 3 times and it's still doing it!
AMAURI DA SILVA JUNIOR - January 24, 2017 at 10:13pm
Happens the same here, Windows 10 64bit, my PC is an i7
HackerID1234 - May 27, 2017 at 4:27pm
had the same issue.. tried multiple times, any response ? resoulution?
Alex Bates - December 15, 2016 at 8:57pm
trying to restore but getting unable to parse ipsw, trying to restore iPhone 6
Gerbo - November 8, 2016 at 4:21am
In step 10 when you connect the device to the ps having launched iTunes you cannot select it as it needs you to respond on the ipod to allow access and you cannot as the ipod touch is disabled so you have no access to the screen prompt so how do I get around this.
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